A brief statement issued by the PCRRC stated that the armed men are not police officers but operatives of a sister security agency. It further stated that the suspects including the deceased are members of a notorious kidnap gang.
It has been established that the armed men in the viral video are not officers of the Nigeria Police Force but operatives of a sister security agency.
All the men rounded up in the video are members of a violent kidnap for ransom syndicate who were tracked down to the said location.
Media stations in Edo state are currently giving the arrest a wide publicity.